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Battery/Power problem Hey. I have a 740CDT that I dug up. Well, here's to say that it dosn't power up. I created a makeshift DC charger giving it 9V to at least trickle charge it. Anyway, I try to power it up and only the LED that indicates the battery status lights up amber. Could it be the charger? Should I look for a higher voltage DC wall wart? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

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Sorry, not very timely response, but the sticker on the bottom of my 740CDT, which I picked up this morning, specifies a 15VDC source at 2.7 Amps. (Mine also has no power or charger.) Good luck.

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Many toshiba laptops used a 15 volt supply, but look at he label attached to the bottom of the unit. it should spell out what voltage and what current (in amps). if a 15 volt supply is used that can only supply 100 milliamps, while the laptop needs more than 1000 milliamps, the laptop will play dead

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